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Thursday, June 8, 2006

Spilka adds fuel to social services debate in Framingham

Adding more fuel to the controversy over expanding social services in Framingham, state Senator Karen Spilka has issued a reminder to opponents of more shelters and drug abuse programs that it is against the law to freeze such growth.

In an open letter to the town, posted on a popular local Internet chat board last week Spilka said legislators can try to find incentives to encourage social service agencies to spread themselves out geographically, but can't directly obstruct them.

To see the discussion on the chat board, click here.

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